The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for ITIL Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
South East / Berkshire
Rank 92 109 99
Rank change year-on-year +17 -10  
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 9 17 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.49% 0.69% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.01% 2.68% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 21
Median daily rate £475 £336 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.26% -15.93%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £345 £375
% change year-on-year +15.94% -8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -33.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.46 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +8.08% +20.00%  

ITIL Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 448 634 752
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.20% 25.76% 25.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 317 331
Median daily rate £389 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.81% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £285 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 28 27
Median hourly rate £13.50 £28.38 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.42% +26.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing ITIL Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Certification in Berkshire

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL Certification in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Certification in Berkshire

ITIL Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Certification in Berkshire

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +18 3 - -
Newbury +1 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
ITIL Certification
South East

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 17 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (58.82%) Service Management
3 8 (47.06%) Project Management
4 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
5 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
6 5 (29.41%) ITSM
6 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
6 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
7 4 (23.53%) Change Management
7 4 (23.53%) CMDB
7 4 (23.53%) Change Control
8 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
8 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
8 3 (17.65%) Degree
8 3 (17.65%) 4G
8 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (17.65%) 3G
9 2 (11.76%) Back Office
9 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
9 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (11.76%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (5.88%) Service Design
10 1 (5.88%) Escalation Management
10 1 (5.88%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 1 (5.88%) PMO
10 1 (5.88%) IT Strategy
10 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
10 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (5.88%) AngularJS

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) 3G
1 3 (17.65%) 4G
2 1 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
General
1 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Back Office
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Analyst
1 3 (17.65%) Change Manager
1 3 (17.65%) Transition Manager
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Service Transition Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (5.88%) CISSP Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Incident Manager
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Service Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Project Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Service Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) CMDB
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (58.82%) Service Management
3 8 (47.06%) Project Management
4 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
5 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
5 5 (29.41%) ITSM
5 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
6 4 (23.53%) Change Control
6 4 (23.53%) Change Management
7 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
8 2 (11.76%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (5.88%) Analytics
9 1 (5.88%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 1 (5.88%) Escalation Management
9 1 (5.88%) eTOM
9 1 (5.88%) IT Strategy
9 1 (5.88%) Service Design
9 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CISM
2 1 (5.88%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) BMC
1 1 (5.88%) HP
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy
1 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow